Emma Kluge Activism and protests marked West Papua’s 50th anniversary last year of the so-called Act of Free Choice, which formalised Indonesia’s control over the territory, with the region’s people once again demanding independence from Indonesia. In January 2019, West Papuan…

*** 50 Years since the Act of free Choice *** “it was just a whitewash. The mood at the United Nations was to get rid of this problem as quickly as possible, Nobody gave a thought to the fact that there…

The Indonesia’s “Look East” Diplomacy entails stepping up on its propaganda against United Liberation Movement For West Papua or ULMWP. This is legitimated by the proposition that to go against ULMWP is for the best interests of the People of…

4.30 pm Robert Courts (Witney) (Con) I beg to move, That this House has considered human rights in West Papua. It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I am delighted to have been granted this extremely…

The newspaper The National reported that Powes Parkop wants PNG to push for a legitimate independence referendum for West Papuans He said this was needed because 1969’s so-called Act of Free Choice referendum, through which West Papua was incorporated into Indonesia, was…

The construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in Indonesia’s Papua province, marking the region’s deadliest bout of violence in years. What happened? Every December 1, West Papuan separatists pay homage to what they call their ‘independence day’. Many…

Papuan separatists are suspected of killing at least 24 Indonesian construction workers in Papua’s Yigi district. Papuan separatists are suspected of killing at least 24 Indonesian construction workers in Papua’s Yigi district. An Indonesian military spokesman said the violence started…

Jayapura – The local police came to the regional meeting of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Region Animha which attended by regional leaders and delegates that held in their office in Merauke on Saturday (7/29/2018). According to Deputy…